The Tiger HAD (Hélicoptère d'Appui Destruction (French) or Helicoptero de Apoyo y Destrucción (Spanish), meaning "Support and Destruction Helicopter"), is intended to serve in support and fire suppression roles. Essentially similar to the earlier HAP version, Tiger HAD features a more powerful engine than the HAP, as well as improved ballistic protection and enhanced avionics. Some nations flying the HAP are upgrading them to the HAD configuration. The French Army refers to those Tigers upgraded to the HAD version as the Tiger Mk2.

Overview

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Design authority: Eurocopter Group

Primary manufacturer: Airbus Helicopters

Parent type: Airbus Helicopters EC665 Tiger

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 2 in Tandem arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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